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in the city. and using switchbacks as a tool muni is deliberately violating rider trust deciding one group of passengers who are riding a bus or train must disrupt their trip and disembark and wait for the next one so the vehicles don't clunk or another line can carry more passengers. in order to smooth traffic the bus or train leaves the route. it's two fold. it eliminates the late bus or train that is actually causing the clumping and so slow it's in way of the others on the line and it improves the on time record because the slow bus or train is no longer operating. it's great for muni. not so great for the left behind passengers. we're not sure when muni decided to deploy operational switch backs in its system but in early 2011 muni passengers began to complain about switchbacks that left them strandd and waiting on strange platforms in the city. according to their own statistics about 41,000 riders a month were left on the street because of switchbacks. we were told switchbacks were implemented in the absence of clumping whenever a bus or train was needod another run. this mean
forecast coming up. >> good morning. coming in from the outside. he'll be with us in a little bit. >> it's kind of a weird morning. 7:30. we got an extra hour of sleep. hope everyone is feeling refreshed. >> i set the clock back and i was nervous about it, whether i had it right or not. we've got a great show had freed this morning. we are going to be talking about -- >> prop 32. representatives on both sides. one of those confusing ballot numbers that people are deciding on tuesday. we are going to try to break it down into normal people terms. >> it's a big battle of special interests, and it could completely change the profile of california politics. we sit down with former mayor willie brown and talk to him about all of this political money spending. does it really make a difference? and mayor is talking about should it be drained or not? >> also, the latest on superstars andy. we start with developing news in urban california. >> that's right. a strike against the supermarket chain. >> contracts with union members. there was a deadline of midnight her to the united food and commerci
movie times ten. >> he used this rope to rescue his neighbors but pulling them off their roof and into his second store bedroom. but he would rather talk about the volunteers that have descended on his neighborhood. >> the heroes are people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and talls and everything. the people around here, because nobody else did nothing for us. >> started off with me and my husband, and from there people kept coming. >> gael helped set up the donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we have had an abundance of help. slowly and gradually building its way up as far as the supplies and helpers. >> there was a whole sense there as you can see, the piece still stapgd. >> sheryl is one of the residents who was able to get some much-needed help. >> it's gut wrenching. a agree grew up here. >> her family's home is flooded and there's not much left, but sheryl says the structure is intact. >> i'll have fun with my mother picking out new carpets and tiles and furniture and just keeping positive to keep going. >> and that is t
may. scariest movie times ten. >> he used this rope to rescue his neighbors but pulling them off their roof and into his second store bedroom. but he would rather talk about the volunhave that have descended on his neighborhood. >> the heroes are people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and talls and everything. the people around here, because nobody else did nothing for us. >> started off with me and my husband, and from there people kept coming. >> gael helped set up the donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we have had an abundance of help. slowly and gradually building its way up as far as the supplies and helpers. >> there was a whole sense there as you can see, the piece still stapgd. >> sheryl is one of the residents who was able to get some much-needed help. >> it's gut wrenching. a agree grew up here. >> her family's home is flooded and there's not much left, but sheryl says the structure is intact. >> i'll have fun with my mother picking out new carpets and tiles and furniture and just keeping positive to keep going. >> and
day of the week, despite efforts to get us out of our cars, 73% of the still drive alone. on a regular weekday commute, it's the worst in the state. 32 minutes on average for most commuters and some even longer. >> in terms of california that's the longest. and more residents proportionately are commuting an hour or more to their jobs. >> join him in compiled survey data and confirmed that california traffic is bad but not as bad as we might have thought. >> almost three quarters of us still tend to drive alone to our jobs. maybe 11% of us carpool and statewide about 5% of us are taking public transit. >> they're is a program in california, maybe not well known but it is the law called the catch-up program. employers who do offer free parking to their employees are supposed to offer a subsidy. you are supposed to get the value of that parking space. >> people can ask for it. that's something i wanted they are entitled to. >> public transit has high ridership even if the transit is about 37 minutes, 10 minutes longer than the commute of san francisco drivers. but the appeal is obvious.
. >> and prop 32. the supporter of the measure joining us live in studio. >> a former chairman of the republican party sat down and told us why you should vote for proposition 32. >> why. why should people vote for this? >> it gives the union members the right to decide whether or not he wants his money spent for certain candidate or campaigning. right now, they don't have that voice. we give them that voice. the union officials don't want their union members to have that ability. >> and -- . >> 32 with bar. using union dues for political purposes? >> right and that would give him the choice. >> exactly right. >> and they can't give the money directly to political campaigns. they can't form the independent pacts. they make the contributions to political campaigns and that is being lost in this discussion. the other major problem is that they say look who is backing 32. they say oil touches -- companies. go look at the supporters of proposition 32 and see if you see the oil companies are supporting the thing. the whole campaign is based on misinformation. >> let's go to the root of what this is a
. but there are mixed feelings about the plan. >> essentially what they're going to do is use the money they would have had to fund education this year and spend that on other projects that they want to use. >> we stand for schools and we stand for the future. that's why i think proposition 30 will have a very strong win on tuesday. >> prop 30 faces challenges from rival prop 38 and an arizona group spending millions of dollars to defeat it. one of the hotly contested races in alameda county is for the supervisor seat vacated bied in aier locklear. voters had a chance to hear from three of the four candidates that performed today. the missing candidate has some controversy of her own to overcome as well. >> reporter: voters pack a coffee house in union city to hear from district two candidates during a forum sponsored by local religious leaders. the board of supervisors pointed richard as nadia's replacement and he is toward finish out the remaining two years of her term. he said the first priority would be to preserve st. rose hospital. >> 20 hearse do not have health insurance and there are few place
80s are possible. my advice to you is to not get too used to it because by the end of the seven-day forecast there's a chance of mountain know. we're going to try to explain what's happening to your seven-day forecast and how hot the temperatures will get in our full forecast coming up in a few minutes. >>> it's the weekend but there's no break from work and no time to rest for millions who survive superstorm sandy. the clean up and recovery continues. thousand offense people waiting in line. >> i got an emergency. >> it's bad. >> 8500 gallons of gas can't pump fast enough. >> i'm out here for like maybe an hour and a half and i'm freezing. >> reporter: on bedford avenue in brooklyn people carried unconvention that wi unconventional containers. >> we need help. i need help. >> reporter: fuel trickled slowly after one hose stopped working. >> it's a long line. guess we got to stick it out. >> gas tank. >> reporter: frustration flaired. >> this man was not in the line in front. please move him. >> reporter: nypd officers tried to keep people in line. in queens a similar scene. wit
napa, santa rosa and 77 degrees for san rafael. your full forecast with changes. and let us go back over to marty. >> thousands of grocery store employees are on the picket lines after contract lines tobroke down. mike pelton is our sole reporter at the alameda store. good morning, mike. >> good morning, marty. this strike is officially on between the union and the federal mediator broke down between midnight and 2:00 a.m. this morning. these employees are out with picket signs at nob hill foods. nob hill is owned by bailey's--releas. again this begins at 6 raley's >> is across the parking lot with these signs. 8000 employees over 100 of these stores will go on strike. this is in multiple failed negotiations with raley's they want to slash medical benefits and they will go on strike as long as it takes. >> this is an ongoing strike is going to be effective. when a strike is this type for this effective it is pretty short. that is where we are hoping for we're going to hit the stores and hit them hard. as you can see they are united in the background and ready to roll. >> the spokesp
. dylan dreyer will bring us up to speed on that in a moment. >>> the latest from sandy's aftermath. at least 111 deaths in the u.s. are now attributed to the storm, most of them here in the new york and new jersey area. more than 2 million people still without power, mostly in new york city's outer boroughs and the suburbs. and there's growing frustration over a shortage of gasoline and heat as people wait in line for hours to fill up cars. >> those long lines aside, many storm victims also dealing with uncertainty and anxiety as they try to piece their lives back together. dr. nancy snyderman will be here with advice on dealing with the stress caused by hurricane sandy. >>> and it was supposed to be race day for some 47,000 runners in the new york city marathon. the event, of course, canceled on friday, much to the disappointment of many of those who were supposed to run. we'll tell you how some of them plan to spend this it day running for a much different cause. >>> and if you are like many people you may be ready for the election to be over. believe it or not, though, from clin
's real change. that is what we're fighting for in this election. that is what is at stake. i want us to live up to this country's legacy of innovation. i am proud i have been with the american workers and the american auto industry. we are not just building cars again. we are building better cars, cars that by the middle of the next decade will go out twice as far on a gallon of gas. that kind of innovation, that kind of forward-thinking, it is not restricted to the auto industry. i want to bring manufacturing back. we have thousands of workers building long-lasting batteries, building wind turbines across the country. instead of subsidizing oil companies, profits, when they are making money hand over fist, i want to support energy jobs of tomorrow. which will cut our oil imports in half and held our environment, our national security. i do not want a tax code that will reward companies for creating jobs overseas. i want to reward companies creating those jobs in virginia. that is the future i see for this country. change is turning the page on a decade of war so we get so sick -- fo
. >> hello and welcome to update news. >> thank you for joining us. san jose state's football team a winning season this year. the fans are coming to the stadium but not necessarily to watch the football game. lexi? >> that's right, tyler. you'd think a winning season mes rushing in to spartans stadium. as i've learned, that's not the case. football is not the only reason fans come to spartan stadium on saturdays. students like katie dunn go for the tailgate. >> i don't know, i feel like everyone is having a better time at the tailgate. when not a lot of people go it's not as much fun. >> that's exactly what spartan football is lacking, the support. sophomore john wearing a beer helmet says even if he does go in, he won't stay for the full game. >> oh, absolutely. every time at halftime i get wao tired and i have to pass out and go to sleep. >> some students say they're more interested in drinking hard alcohol, beer, and listening to music than cheering on their spartans. >> the more people that drink, the more of a possibility someone may use bad judgment, may get hurt or injured or suffer
pulled up this morning and didn't cross the picket line because he was on strike he tells us he sympathizes with these workser. >> i read about it but i didn't expect to see my friends out here this morning. >> reporter: will you shop here while they are on strike? >> no. because what they just told me what it is. it isn't wages it's benefits. health benefits. and these companies don't like to pay for that. >> reporter: now there are total of 24 rally's and knob hill stores in the bay area. 104 other stores throughout northern california and nevada. all their workers are on strike. there is no word how long the strike will go on for. the remittives out here say that the negotiations between the company and the union are continuing so there is some hope and optimism this might reach a resolution soon. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> overnight a pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries after a hit and run in santa rosa. that collision happened near the intersection of againville road and coffee lane. after the crash we found that suspect vehicle with its windshield shat
. >> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with a quick first look at the weather. here's our meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. 58 degrees downtown san francisco. the sun coming up another 39 minutes and the winds very light out there. but we will be looking at a beautiful day today. in fact, temperatures above normal. 74 for a high today in the city across the bay. and the warmest east bay low 80s today. upper 60s at the beaches but santa cruz, how about 80 today. temperatures will again to cool with the early sunset at 5:07, but really the warmth just getting underway. an offshore flow for this afternoon into the days ahead. record warmth is possible through election day. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. breaking news at this hour. workers at raley's grocery stores throughout california and they have he have are on strike. it's a dispute over wages, healthcare and other benefits. we are joined live from the store in fremont with the details. good morning. what did is mean for shoppers. >> it means the workers don't want customers to
thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with a quick look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. emeryville, thighs and sunny. 59 in oakland right now. 62 at sfo. and we are looking at temperatures warming quickly today. in fact, numbers will be anywhere from 4 to 8 degrees above normal. we are looking at temperatures in the city near 70 degrees with lower 80s in our inland east bay. and today begins the warming trend. it should peak tomorrow with temperatures well above normal , perhaps some records. in fact, widespread 80s over the next couple days including election day. but be warned. we are talking about just as dramatic a cool down for the end of the week. >> thank you. developing news this morning. going to your grocery store today could mean crossing a picket line if are you shopping at railly's. the stores throughout california and nevada went on strike at 6:00 this morning after talks broke down. abc7 news reporter kyra clapper joins us live from the railly's in fremont with details on the walkout. good morning. >> good morning
live. >> how can you do that to someone and live with yourself. >> reporter: san josi police told us by phone that the shooting happened moments before 1:30 this morning, but investigators already have witnesses. police won't say much other than there is no quick fix to the number of homicides seen in this city over the last few years. last years hit 40. this past august police dealt with a violent crime spree lasting eleven days. eight people died. the deputyf department spokesman says with less than ten gang-related he is reluctant to tie it to gang activity. >> it's just devastating. >> reporter: but for neighbors in this complex, this is a story about their loss, and what one family will never get back. >> he wasn't a troublemaker. he was a good person. he was a good father. >> why did they have to get a gun and take someone's life? that is what i don't get. >> reporter: robert agulto leaves behind two young children, ages 3 and 1. police haven't made any arrests. reporting live in san josi, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in menlo park are investigating a driv
of our voting population >> for those people have not used an absentee ballot those must be taken to a polling place. them with just three days and several initiatives on the california ballot it could come down to undecided voters. dan kerman has the latest on proposition 34. if that would pass to be propelling the death penalty. >> death row could shut its doors for good. the new field poll shows of the majority of californians favor proposition 34 which would repeal the death penalty in favor of life in prison without the possibility of parole. the 45 percent would vote " yes ". and 48 percent oppose. 17 are undecided. that is a significant increase from people in the month of september toward when a " yes " voters were trailing by 24-22%. the di camillo.. >> usually when the lights are crossing it is from the yes over to the no side. as they learn more and in this particular initiative which is somewhat unique. it is moving the other way. they are learning more about the initiative and seymour to followed by saying yes. >> changing attitudes of what will cost the state less mo
, are making good use of this day. and john schriffen has more on that. >> reporter: good morning, dan. instead of thousands of runners making their way to the starting line, many will be coming right here to staten island ferry to gather donations. lot going on here in downtown manhattan. 5,000 gallons of water being pumped out of a subway station a minute to get it running. we have signs of normalcy popping up. but still a lot of work to be done. flying high above the tristate, abc news got a close look at the cleanup efforts. the canal that separates new jersey from staten island where 350,000 gallons of fuel spilled over as a result of the superstorm. >> i think we're starting to win as far as the response. >> reporter: and this morning, a welcome sight, the crane that dangled so precariously, is now safely tethered to the side of the building. >> we have a little bit of more work to do. we hope to open west 57th street to traffic. >> reporter: a small sign conditions in new york are looking up. excitement to have the light and sounds of normalcy. as more subways begin to run. >> i have bee
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